Title: The Wissahickon
Publisher: The Garden Club of Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1922
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing.
Hardcover, no dustjacket, green cloth with the original mounted paper illustration and title on the front cover and original mounted paper title on spine, 81 pages, includes a frontis painting, a frontis photograph, maps, and several drawings by Herbert Pullinger, a superb copy of this scarce original edition, a few small areas of darkening on the mounted paper labels and some darkening on the top outer edge of the pages are the only remarkable flaws and they are minor, "Here in peace in the Valley of the Wissahickon, in 1694, John Kelpius and his fellow Pietists planned and planted the first botanical garden in this country". Bookseller Inventory # 041168
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